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Medical Lake City Council position 5

Election Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Arthur Kulibert 524 58.48%
Mitch Hardin 372 41.52%

* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.

The Candidates

Arthur Kulibert

Medical Lake, WA

Education: Graduated from the University of Wisconsin and has a master’s from Gonzaga University.

Work experience: Completed 22 years of service between the Air Force and National Guard, including six years where he was stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base.

Political experience: Has served on Medical Lake City Council four times since 1982 and before that was on the Medical Lake Planning Commission.

Family: Married to Donna Kulibert.

Mitch Hardin

Medical Lake, WA

Education: Graduated high school before entering the military as an Army paratrooper.

Work experience: Says that after leaving the Army that he worked in security and as a law enforcement officer in Metro Detroit for 14 years, but he declined to name the agencies he worked for. Served briefly as police officer in Langley, Washington.

Political experience: First run for office.

Family: Married. Declined to name his spouse.

Complete Coverage

Experienced councilman challenged by new resident for seat on Medical Lake City Council

An experienced councilman hopes to make a comeback while a new resident wants to provide a new voice on the Medical Lake City Council. The race for position 5 on the Medical Lake City Council is the only contest with more than one candidate among the five seats on the ballot.